HLA has recently been joined by Monireh Shishvan, as a volunteer Communications Executive.

Monireh is very experienced in the international development and humanitarian aid sector. She graduated from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam in Development Studies. After some years’ experience in the private sector, she shifted to the non-profit sector in 1999, starting with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). She became an International UN Volunteer for OHCHR in Nepal (2006-2007) and has worked as an international consultant for UNICEF Supply Division Headquarters in Denmark (2009).

Since 2010, she has contributed to the work of several international and national non-government organizations in various capacities. In 2011, she became a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Recently, her work is increasingly focused on fundraising management and resource mobilization for non-profit organizations.

Monireh has a wide-ranging remit at HLA and is currently supporting the fund-raising, membership and communications effort, devising strategy and conducting research.

She is currently also seeking a full-time role in the humanitarian sector, so please contact her direct, if interested at monireh.shishvan@gmail.com.